Claremore Dad’s Day Out features Great Race

GreatRaceVisit Claremore will be hosting “Dad’s Day Out” featuring Hemmings Motor News Great Race. The Great Race, the world’s premiere vintage car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to the Claremore Expo Center for this national race. This event will have not only the vintage and antique cars to enjoy and admire, but also a kid zone provided by TTCU as food trucks and concessions, music and more.

The Great Race, which began 32 years ago, is not a speed race, but a time/speed/distance rally. The vehicles, each with a driver and navigator, are given precise instructions each day that detail every move down to the second. They are scored at secret check points along the way and are penalized one second for each second either early or late.

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Breitbart interviews Pamela Geller

IslamCartoonIn an exclusive interview with Breitbart News Pamela Geller asserts, “Cowardly Conservatives accommodate the Leftist Media by attacking the Draw Muhammad Contest.”

Breitbart spoke with Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative and blogger at Atlasshrugs.com, about her recent “Draw Muhammad” free speech art exhibit, which came under attack by Islamic radicals on Sunday in Garland, Texas.

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Sen. Lankford on balanced budget resolution

GovernmentControlSenator James Lankford (R-OK) yesterday praised the passage of the first Congressional 10-year balanced Budget Resolution in over a decade. The passage represents an important step to combat our nation’s habitual overspending and add over $400 billion in economic growth over the next 10 years.

“Today, our nation took another step to achieve true economic relief through the adoption of this balanced Budget Resolution,” said Lankford. “This budget will help create a healthier, stronger economy that protects taxpayers from higher taxes, supports national defense, ensures assistance for the most vulnerable and balances the budget in 10 years.

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Pruitt files brief in scholarship case

Attorney General Scott Pruitt

Attorney General Scott Pruitt

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt Tuesday announced the filing of a brief in the Oklahoma Supreme Court defending the Lindsey Nicole Henry scholarship fund.

The Lindsey Nicole Henry Act established a scholarship fund for parents of disabled children to receive scholarship money to send their children to a private K-12 school.

The scholarships must be used at one of more than 50 participating schools, some of which, but not all, are sectarian. The brief, filed with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday, seeks to reverse the ruling of a district court that disallowed the scholarship fund to be used at sectarian schools merely because they are sectarian.

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Text ban while driving signed

Governor Mary Fallin, joined by family members of Trooper Nicholas Dees and Trooper Keith Burch, signs HB1965.

Governor Mary Fallin, was joined by family members of Trooper Nicholas Dees and Trooper Keith Burch.

Governor Mary Fallin today signed House Bill 1965, making it illegal to text and drive in Oklahoma. HB 1965 makes texting while driving a primary offense, meaning law officers will be able to pull over anyone who is texting while operating a vehicle. The penalty will be $100.

The governor, during her State of the State address earlier this year, called on lawmakers to pass a texting while driving ban.

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